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Old 03-23-2009, 01:30 PM
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sup people,
this is my first post here on ATM so be kind
well my name is ali and im 15. i've bin ridin my crf150f since i was 13 and i've out grown it quite a bit and im need of much more power and speed.
so basically i need your advice people on which bike would be best, id rather get a 2 stroke over a 4 stroke simply because of the rebuild costs.
so im either lookin a 125 or a 250 2 stroke...but i really am stumped on which to get. i know if i buy a 125 sooner or later i will want to move upto a 250. but i would rather get a 250 now then having to buy a new bike if you get what i mean?

please help me with this guys.


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Old 03-23-2009, 01:35 PM
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Whats up tubbs? welcome to . Sounds like you answered your own question. Buy a 250 now. You can always "tame" it down a bit until you get used to it.
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:40 PM
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sup DRGSin393,
thanks for the quick reply bud. i forgot too add to my thread if a 250 would be too much for me but you answered that lol.
as for "tame" it down....by that do you mean ride it slowly till you get used to it? or actually tune down the engine until im used to it or something like that?

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Old 03-23-2009, 01:42 PM
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Agreed, defintely go with the 250. It will be cheaper in the long run. Also, welcome to ATM. Its a great site.
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By taming it down, I meant by either gearing(smaller sprocket in the back) or by using a flywheel weight. Both willl take the "kick" out of the pony. I would NEVER ask you to "ride it slowly"...thats unamerican! Wait, youre not canadian, are you?
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:50 PM
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ok 250 it is..........now just gotta raise the monies

and no im not canadian lol
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Old 03-28-2009, 09:50 AM
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sorry to bring this thread up again but i've been thinkin......a 2 stroke....how often does the top end need replacing with light use.....only for 2-3 hours once every 2 weeks. and the same for 4 strokes...how often does the top end need replacing with light use and how often do the valves need adjusting on the 4 stroke with light use?


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